Wine: Trivia Quiz Answers

1) It is endorsed by hot celebrities
2) It has high alcohol content
3) It has been stored in a humd Wine cellar
4) It’s stolen, as Wine can cost a fortune

Answer: 2) It has high alcohol content.

Wine being “hot” or having “heat” on the finish refers to a perception of excessive alcohol. It has something to do with the balance of a wine, and the relationship of alcohol to other elements, like flavor, tannins and body.

1) Champagne in Northern France
2) Tuscany, Italy
3) Ancient Greece
4) Caucasus and Zagros Mountains

Answer: 4) Caucasus and Zagros Mountains

Wine is said to have originated in the Caucasus Mountains and the Zagros Mountains which contain the highest peaks of Europe. These mountain ranges span from Armenia through Azerbaijan, Georgia, northern Iran, southeastern Anatolia, and eastern Turkey.

1) 400 grapes
2) 1,000 grapes
3) 27 grapes
4) 100 grapes

Answer: 1) 400 grapes

Only 400 grapes are required to produce a bottle of wine.

1) 1,290
2) About 2,000
3) More than 10,000
4) We lost count after tasting the 10th bottle

Answer: 3) More than 10, 000

There are more than 10, 000 varieties worldwide. 13 percent of these cover over 1/3 of the vineyard areas in the world.

1) The skins are left in the WIne during the process of fermentation
2) Red Wine requires longer aging
3) The alcohol content
4) Red Wine is more expesive

Answer: 1) The skins are left in the Wine during the process of fermentation

The biggest difference is how these are produced. Red grapes are darker with more pigment. White grapes are pressed and juice is fermented.

1) France
2) Portugal
3) Vatican City
4) Italy

Answer: 2) Portugal

Portugal consumes 62 liters every year for a country of only 10 million people.

1. Chateau Margaux 1787
2. Chateau Lafite 1869
3. 1947 Cheval Blanc
4) 1945 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti

Answer: 4) 1945 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti

The most expensive is 1945 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti sold at US$558, 000 per bottle.

1) Italy
2) France
3) USA
4) China

Answer: 1) Italy

Italy remains the world’s largest wine producer, followed by France and Spain. These countries are also the world’s largest exporters, accounting for more than 50% of the global market by volume.

1) Other containers will spoil the Wine
2) Oak barrels enhance the Wine’s aging capacity
3) Oak barrels improve the Wine’s flavour
4) None of the above

Answer: 3) Oak barrels improve the wine’s flavor

Oak barrels contain tannins that improves the wine’s flavor.

1) Donald Trump
2) Every US President
3) John Kennedy
4) Tomas Jefferson

Answer: 4) Tomas Jefferson

Tomas Jefferson had 20, 000 wine bottles in this wine cellar at the White House.

1) Mild
2) Bleeding
3) Happiness
4) Nothing since it was just a last name

Answer: 2) Bleeding

Sangria means bloody or bloody which refers to the drink’s ruby hue when made with red wine.

1) The year the grapes were harvested
2) the year the Wine was bottled
3) When the Wine should be consumed
4) When the Wine was released

Answer: 1) The year the grapes were harvested

A wine’s vintage can greatly affect the taste and quality, primarily because of the weather that affects the vines throughout the growing season.

1) Texas
2) Canada
3) Virginia
4) Mexico

Answer: 4) Mexico

The most important winery in Mexico is Casa Madero. It is the oldest winery in the New World, founded in 1597 as Hacienda San Lorenzo. This label includes a range of varietals, with its chardonnay, chenin blanc and Syrah winning awards. Its brandies are considered among the best in Mexico.

1) Cabernet Sauvignon
2) White Zinfandel
3) Chardonnay
4) Gryffindor

Answer: 1) Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely-planted variety globally. This is according to a study from the University of Adelaide recently.

1) Longer aging
2) High alcohol content
3) Reserved
4) Higher price

Answer: 1) Longer aging

This is an Italian word commonly used to describe wine which is longer aging.

1) 12
2) 3
3) 100
4) 300

Answer: 4) 300

Each barrel contains about 60 gallons, 25 cases or 300 750ml bottles

1) 30
2) 10
3) 50
4) 3

Answer: 3) 50

The answer is 50 with California producing roughly 89% and New Mexico being the oldest having started wine-making in 1628.

1) Viognier
2) Pinot Noir
3) Zinfandel
4) Any Wine consumed alone after midnight

Answer: 2) Pinot Noir

It is Pinot Noir which means fragile and thin-skinned.

1) Catacombs of Paris
2) Pyramid museum in Egypt
3) At the Smithsonian
4) Museum in speyer, Germany

Answer: 4) Museum in Speyer, Germany

The oldest known unopened wine bottle is found in Speyer Museum, Germany. The bottle has been dated between 325 and 350 AD. Since its discovery, it has been exhibited at the Wine Museum section of the Historical Museum of the Palatinate in Speyer.

1) 100 AD
2) It has always been here
3) 1775
4) 6000 BC

Answer: 4) 6000 BC

The oldest archaeological evidence of wine production from grapes was in Georgia in 6,000 B. C. Wine making and consumption significantly increased from the 15 th century on wards following the European expansion.

1) 1960
2) Mid 1800’s
3) Approximately 1250 and it was made of bronze
4) When i was no longer polite to smash the top off the bottle

Answer: 2) Mid 1800’s

This was during the middle part of 1800s with the patent recorded at England by a certain Englishman, Samuel Henshall. He added a flat button of metal to the helix to make a firmer fit with the cork.

1) Brazil
2) Peru
3) Argentina
4) Ecuador

Answer:  3) Argentina

It is Argentina which accounts for 45% of wine production in the continent.

1) Winophobia
2) Grapisintinosiophobia
3) Fear of Wine does not exist
4) Oenophobia

Answer: 4) Oenophobia

The origin of the word oeno is Greek (meaning wine) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear).

1) Pinot Blanc
2) Viognier
3) Chardonnay
4) Chenin Blanc

Answer: 3) Chardonnay

The answer is Chardonnay which is among the most popular French wines worldwide.

1) To show it wasn’t poisoned
2) Wine was commonly used as medicine
3) If you drank enough all your problems went away
4) To wish guests good luck

Answer : 1) To show it wasn’t poisoned

This idiom has several meanings. However, when you said drinking to your health, it meant to prove the drink is safe and not poisonous.

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